Enoch

  By Shamus   Sep 12, 2005   10 comments
Name: Enoch
Race: Human
Class: Cleric (serves Pelor)
Played By: Bogan

Backstory:
Bogan wrote a great backstory for this character way back during out first campaign. Since then I’ve managed to misplace it. I’ll update this once I find his story. It’s somewhere in my DM notes.

Bogan is quiet, and so Enoch ends up being pretty quiet in-game as well. He’s actually one of the most observant characters, and uses his spells wisely. He’s caught me off guard a few times with suddenly casting a lesser-known (read: non-combat) spell like “zone of truth” when I wasn’t expecting it. As a DM, I always find it rewarding when players come up with solutions I hadn’t thought of.

10Just 10 comments.


  1. […] A short note, I went searching on Google Image Search for “Cleric of Pelor” any my first result was this. Strange. In any case, I’ve been thinking of running this character (stats below cut now) as a basic Cleric of Pelor with the potential to prestige into Radiant Servant of Pelor. […]

  2. MH says:

    Question, do you hang onto ‘spell lists’ in noncombat situations?

  3. Rune says:

    I love playing smart spell casters. Theres nothing like making a DM krap his pants because I possibly just derailed a campain with a smart spell combo.

    illusions need much more credit!

  4. Find it damit! If someone would have lost my “great” (no way lol) background story i would be fuzzing bout it for ages till i he found it again.

  5. omnius says:

    dude that name “bogan” is definetly from star wars

  6. henrebotha says:

    Illusion magic 4 lyfe, yo. I’m playing a Wizard 9/Rogue 2/Shadowdancer 1 in an (admittedly stagnant) online campaign… Forget Evocation and Transmutation and all of that shit. The non-combat magic is what makes casters all-powerful.

  7. Dimas says:

    I had a theory about a year ago that if you never stated to others that you were actually casting an illusion, you can perform a weird arcane healing because the target believes the healing spell to be real. Since Illusion is almost entirely based on perception of truth, a PC with high bluff skills can basically convince all others that his spells are real and not illusions. A skilled and intelligent illusionist can best all but the greatest of mages with little effort using this theory.

  8. henrebotha says:

    @Dimas: That’s the point behind “shadow conjuration” and the like. :)

  9. Gandaug says:

    About 4 1/2 years since Shamus posted this and still no update on Enoch’s backstory.

  10. Chainsawhead says:

    And then one of my OTHER ideas is a super-vain Cleric or Paladin, that worships himself as the religion, and that’s where he gets his spells from.

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  1. By Augury » Blog Archive » Crunch Revised on May 31, 2006 at 2:43 pm

    […] A short note, I went searching on Google Image Search for “Cleric of Pelor” any my first result was this. Strange. In any case, I’ve been thinking of running this character (stats below cut now) as a basic Cleric of Pelor with the potential to prestige into Radiant Servant of Pelor. […]

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